Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
years, including funding from the federal government. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the acting police commissioner is taking an indefinite medical leave of absence as the city council signs off on the new police commissioner. he will take over on thursday. he is expected to return to work. fred bealefeld retired. >> new details surrounding a police-involved shooting. police found the description of the suspected robber. officers tried to question the man and there was a struggle. >> they got into a physical confrontation. a backup officer saw the struggle and withdrew his service weapon and fired a shot. >> the suspect is in serious but stable condition with a gunshot wound to the stock. -- to the stomach. police say joshua lopez became combative and reach for an officer's gun on sunday morning. a backup officer used pepper spray to subdue lopez but was forced to shoot him. >> should you pay for service when you do not receive it? the commission will consider changing the policy which allows utilities to continue building customers for power during the first 24 hour
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
tomorrow? >> the main thing is just open, honest, transparent governing. unfortunately we're going in the opposite direction. this really needs to be fully vetted by the press and looked at closely. there's gambling expansion that we're voting on in november. that happened in a closed session. the public really wasn't allowed in. here's the thing, lisa. they gave the gambling companies huge tax reductions. wouldn't you or a small business in maryland like a tax reduction? >> you're not for gambling in america. are we seeing money come in as a result of it though? >> barely. we've spent $266 million to buy this slot machines with taxpayer money and we're just getting up to where we're finally breaking even as far as revenues. the key thing about gambling is, doesn't produce money for education. doesn't produce jobs. doesn't produce new revenue. you're seeing that reflected in the polls. but it's -- i say to people in baltimore, if you love gambling and think it's great, still vote against question seven. that special session was corrupt. i mean, there's no other way to describe it.
Oct 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
. also the goff nateor opening up -- governator opening up about the public and private life. what he said about the affair with the worker that destroyed his marriage. good morning -- marriage. good morning maryland continues in a moment. news time 5:37. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con no view, no touch trap snaps to kill instantly. no looking, no touching. d-con. get out. >>> thanks for staying with us. 20 minutes until 6. halloween has not gotten here and we are talking about the hot toys for the coming christmas season. high tech items like tablets always get all the publicity. they are the headlineers. but low tech toys may wind up on children's wish lists. monster high dolls from mattel are one of the biggest names in the doll aisle and i have no idea what it is and thanks to the return of the lay away programs, it might be more difficult to get your hands on some of the hot toys. >> it's tighter inventory at the retail level and they are aggressive lay away programs by most of the retailers. because of the aggressive lay away programs which are great to take a